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August 21st, 2018.

August 21st, 2018, was a Tuesday. It was day 233 of 2018. The decade was the 2010s.

3 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since August 21st, 2018.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on August 21st, 2018.

  • Icelandic actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson (Robbie Rotten on LazyTown) dies from cancer at the age of 43.
Song charts

Top songs.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on August 21st, 2018.

  • United States: In My Feelings - Drake
  • United Kingdom: In My Feelings - Drake

The Billboard Hot 100 on August 21st, 2018.

A list of songs that were dominating the music charts on this date.

  • In My Feelings - Drake
  • Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • Sicko Mode - Travis Scott
  • FEFE - 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj & Murda Beatz
Play the top singles from the year 2018.
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2018. Take a trip back to the peak days of Drake, Post Malone, Camila Cabello and Juice WRLD.
Crazy Rich Asians

Top movie.

The top "Box Office" movie on this date was the film "Crazy Rich Asians".

Take me back to August 21st, 2018!

Let's take a walk down memory lane.

The date is August 21st, 2018, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. The summer of 2018 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

The song In My Feelings by Drake is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Donald Trump is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Crazy Rich Asians is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Theresa May is the current Prime Minister.

It's 2018, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Drake, Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Cardi B, Juice Wrld and Dua Lipa. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Stefán Karl Stefánsson, John McCain, Burt Reynolds and Mac Miller would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Walking Dead", "American Horror Story", "Peaky Blinders" and "Black-ish".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fortnite", "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)", "Monster Hunter: World" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Doc McStuffins", "Henry Danger", "Game Shakers" and "Bunnicula". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch, FurReal Roarin' Tyler and the Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on August 21st, 2018.

  • The Momo Challenge hoax.

    The Momo Challenge hoax.

    During this time, an urban legend about a fake social media challenge called the "Momo Challenge" was spreading throughout the Internet.

  • Record of the Year: 2018.

    Record of the Year: 2018.

    The song "This Is America" by Childish Gambino won a Grammy for 2018's Record of the Year.

  • 2018 in music.

    2018 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2018 included Drake, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Post Malone, XXXTentacion, Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Eminem, Juice Wrld, Travis Scott and Kodak Black.

  • Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists.

    "Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 2018.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2018?

    The best NBA players in 2018 were Russell Westbrook, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.

  • 2018 in movies.

    2018 in movies.

    Movies released in 2018 included Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Incredibles 2, Aquaman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Venom, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Deadpool 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, A Quiet Place, A Star Is Born and Halloween.

  • Green Book.

    Green Book.

    "Green Book" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 3 years, 11 months and 21 days have passed since August 21st, 2018.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 2018.
  • Leap Year: 2018 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on August 21st, 2018 will be 3 years old.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1534806000.
Events

Around this time.

News stories and other events that happened around August 21st, 2018.

  • July 22nd, 2018: US President Donald Trump threatens Iranian president Hassan Rouhani in an "ALL CAPS" tweet on Twitter.
  • July 23rd, 2018: 102 people lose their lives in wildfires in East Attica, Greece.
  • July 24th, 2018: Singer Demi Lovato is rushed to hospital after an opioid overdose.
  • July 26th, 2018: Facebook's stock price plummets by 19 percent following a disappointing quarterly report.
  • July 27th, 2018: The film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 30th, 2018: Love Island: Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham are crowned as winners.
  • August 2nd, 2018: musical.ly becomes TikTok after the two apps are merged together.
  • August 2nd, 2018: Technology company Apple becomes the first publicly-listed company in the US to reach $1 trillion in market value.
  • August 3rd, 2018: Travis Scott releases his album "Astroworld".
  • August 3rd, 2018: The game "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" is released.
  • August 4th, 2018: Venezuela's president Nicolás Maduro survives an apparent assassination attempt after drones armed with explosives are detonated overhead while he is giving a speech.
  • August 6th, 2018: American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is banned from Facebook, Spotify, Apple and Twitter.
  • August 7th, 2018: China bans Disney's film "Christopher Robin" after people compare Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh.
  • August 13th, 2018: Watts family murders: Chris Watts reports that his wife Shanann and their two daughters have gone missing.
  • August 15th, 2018: Watts family murders: Chris Watts confesses to the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two daughters.
  • August 15th, 2018: The romantic comedy-drama film "Crazy Rich Asians" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 16th, 2018: Singer Aretha Franklin passes away at the age of 76.
  • August 18th, 2018: Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan passes away at the age of 80.
  • August 20th, 2018: "Havana" by Camila Cabello (featuring Young Thug) wins Video of the Year at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • August 20th, 2018: Former English soccer player Paul Gascoigne is arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a train.
  • This date: August 21st, 2018
  • August 24th, 2018: Liberal leader Scott Morrison becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia.
  • August 25th, 2018: American politician John McCain passes away.
  • August 25th, 2018: KSI and Logan Paul draw in a boxing match at the Manchester Arena.
  • August 30th, 2018: Irish TV channel TV3 is rebranded as Virgin Media One.
  • September 3rd, 2018: Machine Gun Kelly releases his Eminem diss, "Rap Devil".
  • September 5th, 2018: UK Prime Minister Theresa May blames Russian intelligence officers for the novichok nerve agent attack in Amesbury, England.
  • September 6th, 2018: Tesla CEO Elon Musk smokes cannabis on the "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast.
  • September 6th, 2018: Actor Burt Reynolds dies from a heart attack.
  • September 7th, 2018: The video game "Spider-Man" is released.
  • September 7th, 2018: Joe Exotic is arrested after trying to hire an undercover FBI agent to murder Carole Baskin.
  • September 7th, 2018: Rapper Mac Miller dies due to an accidental drug overdose.
  • September 8th, 2018: Rappers Cardi B and Nicki Minaj get into an altercation at New York Fashion Week 2018.
  • September 14th, 2018: Rap star Eminem responds to Machine Gun Kelly's diss track by releasing the song "KILLSHOT".
  • September 15th, 2018: Boxing: Canelo Álvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin in a rematch.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 2018, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 21st, 2018 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 21st, 2018.

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Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in August, 2018.

TV shows from August, 2018.

Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Science fiction series.

Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad spin-off.

Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin
Romantic drama-comedy series.

Black-ish
Black-ish
A sitcom about an upper class African-American family.

Gotham
Gotham
Crime drama series based on the Batman universe.

Power
Power
Crime drama.

Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty
Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.

Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders
British crime series that is set in the 19th century.

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
American comedy-drama about a federal prison.

Black Mirror
Black Mirror
Dystopian Sci-Fi series.

Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time
Fantasy drama series.

American Horror Story
American Horror Story
Anthology horror series.

Homeland
Homeland
Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.

Suits
Suits
Legal drama television series.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Fantasy drama series.

The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead
Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.

Modern Family
Modern Family
Mockumentary family sitcom.

RuPaul's Drag Race
RuPaul's Drag Race
Reality competition series.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A sitcom about two physicists called Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 21st, 2018.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2018.

The Loud House
The Loud House

Bunnicula
Bunnicula

Game Shakers
Game Shakers

Henry Danger
Henry Danger

The Thundermans
The Thundermans

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Paw Patrol
Paw Patrol

Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry

Dora the Explorer
Dora the Explorer

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2018.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2018.

The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset
The Paw Patrol Lookout Tower Playset

The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

FurReal Roarin' Tyler
FurReal Roarin' Tyler

The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch

L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!

The Xbox One
The Xbox One

The PlayStation 4
The PlayStation 4

Video games

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing in August of 2018.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 2018
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Multiplayer FPS game.

God of War 2018
God of War
Action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio.

Far Cry 5 2018
Far Cry 5
First-person shooter game developed by Ubisoft.

Monster Hunter: World 2018
Monster Hunter: World
Action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Battle royale game.

Star Wars Battlefront II 2017
Star Wars Battlefront II
Action shooter game based on the Star Wars franchise.

Super Mario Odyssey 2017
Super Mario Odyssey
Platform game.

Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard.

Fortnite 2017
Fortnite
Battle royale game.

What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
Adventure game developed by Giant Sparrow.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 21st.

Kenny Rogers

Singer. Deceased
Born on August 21st, 1938
He turned 80 on this day in 2018.

Stretch

Rapper. Deceased
Born on August 21st, 1968
He was not alive on this date.

Usain Bolt

Sprinter.
Born on August 21st, 1986
He turned 32 on this day in 2018.

Robert Lewandowski

Soccer player.
Born on August 21st, 1988
He turned 30 on this day in 2018.

Hayden Panettiere

Actress.
Born on August 21st, 1989
She turned 29 on this day in 2018.

USA

US President.

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on August 21st, 2018.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 21st, 2018.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 21st, 2018 was most likely conceived around November 28th, 2017.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 2018 is close to May 14th, 2019.

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Stats for August 21st, 2018

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 21st, 2018.

  • A total of 1,451 days have passed since this date.
  • 207 weeks have passed.
  • 125,366,400 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 2018.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 146,260,800 times.
  • Since August 21st, 2018, the Earth has travelled approximately 64,689,062,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,894,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,781,510 steps. That's about 4,792 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,504,397 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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